4 Wonders Of The World You Need To Visit
Travelling is one of the reasons we grind the 9-to-5, save our hard earned money and have something to look forward to during those duller months. But travelling can sometimes be a disappointment, especially if you haven't prepared well for your trip or done your research into the areas you might be visiting. The last thing you want is to spend thousands of dollars only for some wonders of the world you didn't visit.
That being said, sometimes finding the right destination can be a bit of a headache. If you're a seasoned adventurer, you might find yourself stuck for ideas or torn between certain locations. So let's look at some great places and activities you can do that you might not have heard of:
Arena Of Nimes
If you enjoy visiting old, roman architecture, you might want to take a trip to the Arena Of Nimes, which is an old Roman amphitheatre in France, Nimes. It's a beautiful, extraordinary building that can capture your imagination in seconds; often used as a bullring these days, it can seat up to 24,000 spectators and has undergone many restorations to help maintain it.
You can visit in the summer or winter months; if you go in winter, stadium blankets are key to keeping warm and to help keep the chills off you, especially if you plan to watch an event or simply gaze at it.
During your visit, you'll be allowed to wonder around the amphitheatre and take in it's wonders. You can also pay for an audio guide to learn about the history and how the Arena of Nimes came to be.
Nimes is a beautiful french city to visit and is close to popular places like Montpellier if you want to also visit the beach.
New York City - Lower Manhattan
Switching it up slightly to a more modern travelling experience, visiting New York City is definitely something everyone should do. There are so many things to do and see, including the Statue Of Liberty, The Empire State Building, see a show on Broadway and visit the many amazing museums that hold some of the world's most intriguing art.
Lower Manhatten also plays host to the World Trade Centre memorial, which is open to the public and is free to look around. There is also a museum, which has a detailed showcase of everything that happened on September 11th. A very interesting and emotional journey to go on, well worth paying a visit.
You can get a tourism card that allows you to visit all the popular tourist locations around New York. It works out a lot cheaper than paying for them individually and it allows you to skip queues for paying. We definitely recommend doing the Statue Of Liberty tour, which allows you to visit the Liberty Island and see the beautiful Statue Of Liberty up close. There is even a restaurant and tourism shop on the island for you to take shelter in case of bad weather or you perhaps just feel like treating yourself. The views from Liberty Island are amazing too- you can see all of lower Manhattan, including the amazing skyline of all the iconic skyscrapers that you see in movies.
Italy - Venice
If you want to take a loved one on a special romantic trip, there's no where more special than Venice. The Sinking City is a great place to show your loved one how much they mean to you and Venice has many attractions that you can visit.
Take a romantic trip under the Bridge Of Sighs or take time out of your day to visit one of Venice's many beaches to catch some sunrays. As well the the brilliant Italian cuisine, Venice is also home to many symphony orchestras such as Venice Baraque Orchestra, which are definitely worth checking out.
One of the best spots to visit is Venice's Grand Canal. Featured in famous movies like James Bond, the grand canal is a scenic water trip that you can take on either a water bus or gondola. Some even serve champagne if you're planning to celebrate an important event.
Japan - Wine Spa
No, that's not a typo. Japan has some amazing spas all over the country and some of them even let you bathe in pools of Wine. The Yunessun Spa Resort, which is home to many natural hot spring pools, including a pool dedicated to red wine that you can swim around in. They also have other exotic bathing options like green tea baths and ramen pools. If you're in the mood to relax and unwind, this is definitely something worth exploring.
The Spa baths also present fun and interesting attractions, such as as the Ramen pool consisting of having massive fake noodles hanging over the edge. These fun attractions allow you to feel welcome and not take the place too seriously; they even have wine-pouring ceremonies that drench you in red wine!